Lancôme is a company known for their high-end luxury skincare and cosmetics, and their Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector is no exception.

The company actually has a few products under the Visionnaire label besides their Advanced Skin Corrector, and they include the following:

  • Visionnaire Yeux
  • Visionnaire Advanced Multi-Correcting Cream
  • Visionnaire Crescendo
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    Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector
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    Visionnaire Advanced Multi-Correcting Rich Cream
  • Visionnaire [1 Minute Blur]
  • Visionnaire Nuit Night Cream
  • Visionnaire Advanced Multi-Correcting Day Cream
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    Teint Visionnaire Foundation
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    Visionnaire Set – Includes Advanced Skin Corrector and Yeux

The items on this list all fall into the high-end luxury skincare and cosmetics price range with their prices ranging from $57.00 all the way up to $125.00 and they all score pretty well as far as consumer rankings go.

For this review, we are going to take a look specifically at the Lancôme Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector.

Lancôme’s Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector is said to be a fresh, fast-absorbing serum that instantly helps smooth the skin’s surface in one use. Lancôme says that after three days, pores are less visible and user’s skin texture is improved. Then in four weeks, wrinkles are said to appear visibly reduced.

Visionnaire is noncomedogenic, non-acegenic, and dermatologist-tested for safety. It is also suitable for all skin types and ethnicities.

Based on a clinical test on 108 women in a 4-week study, users found that their skin felt smoother and softer in one application and that skin texture was refined, and pores were less visible in only three days. After four weeks of use, wrinkles, pores, and skin texture were all visibly corrected. Based on consumer evaluations of all subjects tested at the end of four weeks, 75% of women claimed their skin was transformed.

Rated 3.28 out of 5 Stars

What’s in Lancôme Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector?

When it comes to judging a product, it is essential to take a look at what is in it and to familiarize yourself with the ingredients, so you know what exactly you are putting on your body, or in this case, on your face.

A few noticeable ingredients include mica, silicons and the LR2412. The mica can help add a glow to user’s skin. The skin smoothening silicones can help fill in any bumps and lines, leaving user’s skin smooth. The LR 2412 helps enhance cell’s resistance and prevent the breakdown of collagen.

What is better is what this product doesn’t have, and that list includes parabens, phthalates, and sulfates. These are three well-known skin irritants and are also known to cause potential harm to the body, and its functions if misused or used too frequently.

Ingredients list

Water, Cyclohexasiloxane, Glycerin, Alcohol Denat, Sodium Tetrahydrojasmonate, Polysilicon-11, Octyldodecanol, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Dipropylene Glycol, Bis-Peg/Ppg-16/16 Peg/Ppg-16/16 Dimethicone, Ci 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, Mica, Secale Cereale Extract / Rye Seed Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Phenoxyethanol, Adenosine, Poloxamer 338, Ammonium Polyacryldimethyltauramide / Ammonium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate, Dimethicone, Dimethiconol, Pentylene Glycol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Disodium Edta, Methyldihydrojasmonate, Citronellol, Inulin Lauryl Carbamate, Fragrance

What You Won’t Find in Lancôme Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector

  • Parabens
  • Sulfates
  • Phthalates

Where Does Lancôme Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector Stand Price-Wise?

Lancome Visionnaire ranges about mid-range when it comes to price point in the skincare industry, coming in at $109.99 for a 1.7 oz container, or $80.00 for the 1 oz container.

This is right in line with the rest of the Visionnaire collection with prices ranging from $57.00 all the way up to $125.00

Because Lancôme is known as a high-end luxury brand, the higher prices aren’t all that shocking for those used to shopping in this price range. However, those who are used to drugstore brands will probably find it difficult to splurge this much on an Advanced Skin Corrector Serum.

How Does Lancôme Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector Stand Up to Its Competitors?

Before we take a look at what consumers have to say about the Lancome Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector, let’s see how it stacks up against a few of its competitors.

We’ve looked into some other products that claim to do the same things that the Lancome Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector does for consumers, and we have compiled a little bit of information on each one below.

Will Lancome Visionnaire stack up well against these other products? Read on to find out.


Proactive’s Acne Solution Advanced Dark Spot Correcting Serum helps to gradually fade dark brownish discoloration, pigment, spots, and blotches while also helping to lighten post acne marks. This serum is a clear, gel-like serum that is paraben-free and non-comedogenic and helps to calm and soothe the skin thanks to sea buckhorn. This serum can also be used for the gradual fading of freckles and age and liver spot.


Rated 3.8 out of 5 Stars


The SkinCeuticals Advanced Pigment Corrector is clinically proven and tested on all ethnicities to help correct and prevent unwanted pigmentation. This powerful multi-layer treatment is said to be a highly effective, safe, full-facial approach to reducing stubborn discolorations and preventing it from reoccurring. This Advanced Pigment Corrector also boosts skin tone evenness and radiance.


Rated 3.6 out of 5 Stars


Neutrogena Rapid Tone Repair Dark Spot Corrector is said to brighten skin with a high-potency, fast absorbing formula that delivers the company’s highest concentration of Vitamin C.

With highly concentrated Accelerated Retinol SA, this advanced corrector is said to work to not only renew the look of skin but also to brighten the skin’s tone and help fade stubborn dark spots and discoloration, all while revealing noticeably more even, younger looking skin in as little as one week.


Rated 3.2 out of 5 Stars


What Are Consumers Saying About the Lancôme Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector?

We’ve looked at what the Lancôme Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector is made of, we know it falls into the high-range, luxury pricing category, and we see where some of Lancôme’s competitors are at in the eyes of consumers. So where does that leave Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector?

We’ve taken a look at what you, the consumers had to say and compiled a pro and con list for you, so you can easily compare Lancôme Visionnaire to the competitors! Let’s take a look, shall we?

Pros

Lancôme fans are not disappointed with this product, despite the steep price tag. It provides quick results, and many find that it does a wonderful job at both clearing and evening out their skin.

The number one praise for this skin correcting serum is that it leaves user’s skin feeling both soft and smooth. Even those who had some troubles with the product seemed to agree that it does deliver when it comes to making skin feel both smooth and soft to the touch in as little as one use.

Fans also pointed out that they saw a noticeable difference in the overall size and appearance of their pores. Those with hard-to-hide pores on or around their nose often find it difficult to reduce the appearance of them, but many of those who suffer from this issue and gave this skin corrector a try found that their pores seem to shrink to almost nothing. Other’s remarked on how well it was able to reduce the appearance of old acne scar.

Users also remarked on how simple this product is to use, and how lightweight it is when on the skin. Many serums tend to be on the heavier side, but users complimented Lancôme on their lightweight formula.

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Noticeably Lessens the Appearance of Pores
  • Noticeable Results
  • Non-Greasy
  • Silky Texture

Cons

  • Price
  • Contains a lot of alcohol
  • Dries Skin
  • Causes Breakouts
  • Heavily Scented
  • Not Ideal for Sensitive Skin
  • Tingly/Burning Sensation

Cons

While Lancôme tends to be a fan favorite, especially for those willing to pay the price for high-end luxury skincare, it seems as if the ball may have been dropped on the Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector as the bad seems to outweigh the good this time around.

The number one complaint with this skin corrector is the fact that many didn’t see any changes whatsoever, and for the price you pay for an ounce of this product, that can be severely disappointing.

Users who purchased the full product instead of just a sample where the most upset because Lancôme is known for good products, and so fans are willing to spend the money on it. For it to not work and show no results is very upsetting.

Another common complaint is that this product severely dried out user’s skin and that it simply contained too much alcohol, which is a drying agent. Those with acne turn to this product to try and reduce the look of scars from their acne, and many found that it made their skin even worse. A less common issue with this product was that it caused some user’s skin to start itching.

For those with even mildly sensitive skin, it seems as if this is a product to steer clear of. Besides causing acne and dry skin, some users reported experiencing an uncomfortable tingling and burning sensation, which seems a little odd for a product that is said to be for all skin types, including sensitive and oily skin.


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banishes imperfections such as signs of UV damage & acne marks

gradually fade dark marks caused by sun damage, like freckles, age and liver spots

 correct and prevent unwanted pigmentation

helps improve the look of stubborn dark spots and skin discoloration

Is the Lancôme Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector Worth the Price?

Lancôme is a household name as it is a top company in the skincare and cosmetics world. That being said, the fact that it costs between $80.00 and $116.00, depending on the size you perchance, is no real surprise.

When compared to similar products on the market, it seems as if it comes in close as far as consumer ratings go. While some users rate this skin corrector rather high, there are just as many, if not more who were simply not satisfied with the product.

Overall, we are rating the Lancôme Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector at 3.28 out of 5.

When a luxury line promotes a product that is supposed to help out with evening skin tone, reducing the appearance of pores and helping to reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles, you expect it to do something…. Anything! Especially for the luxury price tag! Moreover, when it claims to be suitable for all skin types, especially sensitive skin, you expect more people to be able to use it.

Lancôme just doesn’t seem to deliver when it comes to this skin corrector, despite many claiming that, at the very least, it helps to smooth and soften the overall feel of their skin. It’s branded for all skin types, yet those with sensitive skin should avoid it. It’s supposed to reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles and may don’t see any change, even after months of use.

Is the Lancôme Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector worth its high price, especially when compared to other products on the market? If we are honest, it doesn’t look good… moreover, users should probably look for other options before sinking their money into this skin corrector.

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